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Title

Bohemian waxwing, model


Artist

Meissen

Germany

1710 -


About

Work on the model was begun by Kändler and completed by Ehder in 1741. The species used to be identified as a cedar waxwing, but the wing markings are those of the Bohemian waxwing. The bird is missing its pair which has a complementary posture and extends its right wing.


Details


Date

1741


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

hard-paste porcelain


Dimensions

23.4 11.3 x 13.3 cm


Credit

On loan from Kenneth Reed


Accession number

L2012.57


Artist information

Meissen

Works in the collection

38


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 25 (colour illus.). cat.no. 22